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: World News

: Prayer for the Day

With Clair Jaquiss.


Unknown: Clair Jaquiss.

: A Brush with the Bottle

Repeated from Sunday See repeat at 7.45pm for details

: News Briefing

: Papers

: Sports Desk

: Open Country

Exploring rural life across the UK.
Producer Hugh O'Donnell Extended


Producer: Hugh O'Donnell

: Farming Today This Week

Presented by Miriam O'Reilly. Producer Sarah Falkingham


Presented By: Miriam O'Reilly.
Producer: Sarah Falkingham

: Today

With John Humphrys and Edward Stourton.
7.25 and 8.25 Sports News With Garry Richardson.
7.48 Thought for the Day With the Rev Dr Giles Fraser.


Unknown: John Humphrys
Unknown: Edward Stourton.
Unknown: Garry Richardson.
Unknown: Dr Giles Fraser.

: Home Truths

Paul Heiney takes a wry look at the foibles of family life. Producer Bella Bannerman Repeated on Monday at 11pm PHONE: [number removed]234 email: home.truth5@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Paul Heiney
Producer: Bella Bannerman

: Excess Baggage

The adventures, frustrations and joys of travel, explored by wanderlust presenter SandiToksvig. Producer Kevin Dawson


Producer: Kevin Dawson

: Eurovision: the Politics of Pop

It started as a project to promote television across
Europe -14 countries linked in respectable black ana white. Fifty years later and it's a billion-euro business that can make or break a small country's budget. Paul Henley quizzes fans, presenters and performers across the continent and gives a new view on the pop and politics that is the Eurovision Song Contest. Producer Leonida Krushelnycky


Unknown: Paul Henley
Producer: Leonida Krushelnycky

: Talking Politics

Dennis Sewell and guests provide fresh insight into the ideas and issues in the world of politics. Producer Paul Vickers


Unknown: Dennis Sewell
Producer: Paul Vickers

: From Our Own Correspondent

Insight, colour, wit and analysis as the BBC s foreign correspondents take a closer look at the stories in their regions. Presented byKateAdie. producer Tony Grant


Producer: Tony Grant

: Money Box

Impartial advice and the latest news from the world of personal finance, presented by Paul Lewis. Producer Jessica Dunbar Repeated tomorrow at 9pm


Presented By: Paul Lewis.
Producer: Jessica Dunbar

: The Now Show

8/8. Steve Punt , Hugh Dennis , Laura Shavin ,
Marcus Brigstocke , Jon Holmes and Mitch Benn bring you all the excitement of polling night and the morning after with added jokes and a few surprises. Repeated from yesterday
BBC AUDIO: Highlights from the first series of The Now Show are available on audio cassette and CD from www.bbcshop.com ana all good retail outlets, or by calling [number removed]


Unknown: Steve Punt
Unknown: Hugh Dennis
Unknown: Laura Shavin
Unknown: Marcus Brigstocke
Unknown: Jon Holmes
Unknown: Mitch Benn

: News

: Any Questions?

This week's panel includes singer/songwriter Billy Bragg , columnist and former Conservative spin doctor
Amanda Platell , Howard Davies , director of the LSE, and Matthew Parris , the political editor of The Times.
Jonathan Dimbleby chairs the discussion at the Tormead School, Guildford, Surrey. Repeated from yesterday


Songwriter: Billy Bragg
Unknown: Amanda Platell
Unknown: Howard Davies
Unknown: Matthew Parris
Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby

: Any Answers?

Listeners' calls and emails, taken by Jonathan Dimbleby , in response to Any Questions? Producer Peter Gnfwns PHONE: [number removed]0444 email: any.answers@bbc.co.uk


Unknown: Jonathan Dimbleby
Producer: Peter Gnfwns

: The Saturday Play: The Man on the Heath:Johnson and Boswell Investigate

Dr Johnson and James Boswell find themselves caught up in the plight of two young lovers in a tale involving the art of cheating at cards, the perils of coach travel and the barbaric techniques employed by 18th-century dental surgeons. By David Nokes and starring Timothy West.
Jonathan Tafler
Producer Marilyn Imrie ; Director Catherine Bailey


Unknown: James Boswell
Unknown: David Nokes
Unknown: Timothy West.
Unknown: Jonathan Tafler
Producer: Marilyn Imrie
Director: Catherine Bailey
DrJohnson: Timothy West
Boswell: Stuart McOuarrie
Topham: Nigel Anthony
Bartholomew: Andrew Wincott
Kitty: Alison Pettitt
Count Castlenuovo: Jonathan Keeble
SignorRuspini: Jonathan Tafler
Sophie/Lady Oxton: Maggie McCarthy
Frank/Coachman: Harry Myers
Da Prè: Philip Fox

: Chip Taylor - Return to the Wild

Chip Taylor - Jon Voight's brother - wrote many 1960s pop classics including Wild Thing and Angel of the Morning. Then he stopped songwriting to become one of the world's most successful gamblers.
Now, thanks to an extraordinary chain of events, the "invisible man" of American music is back. With Jon Voight, Midge Ure, Carrie Rodriguez and Reg Presley. Presented by Neil Innes.


Presenter: Neil Innes
Interviewee: Jon Voight
Interviewee: Midge Ure
Interviewee: Carrie Rodriguez
Interviewee: Reg Presley
Producer: Neil Cargill

: Weekend Woman's Hour

sented by The best of the week on WomanS Hour, presented by Jane Little. Producer Vibeke Venema
EMAIL: womanshour@bbc.Co.uk'sHour:a Celebration of
BBC AUDIO:released Woman'sHour:a Celebrationof
Mothers,featuring excerpts from the programme, is available on audio cassette and CD from www.bbcshop,comand from all good retail outlets, or by calling [number removed]


Presented By: Jane Little

: SaturdayPM

News and sports headlines, presented by Nigel Wrench. Editor Peter Rippon


Presented By: Nigel Wrench.
Editor: Peter Rippon

: The Film Programme

In today's edition of the film magazine Francine Stock discusses director Ridley Scott's new film Kingdom of Heaven set during the Crusades, and talks to director
John Maybury about his new film, The Jacket. Producer Sally Spurring


Unknown: Francine Stock
Director: Ridley Scott
Director: John Maybury

: LooseEnds

Another eclectic mix of music, comedy and conversation with Ned Sherrin and his guests.
Producers Simon Clancy and Cathie Mahoney


Unknown: Ned Sherrin
Producers: Simon Clancy
Producers: Cathie Mahoney

: SaturdayReview

Tom sutcliffe and his guests review the cultural highlights Of the week. Producer Fiona McLean


Unknown: Tom Sutcliffe
Producer: Fiona McLean

: A Brush with the Bottle

2/2 Andy Mayer , recovering alcoholic, tells the story of his love affair with drink and how he survived it. Having descended into alcohol dependence, Mayer chronicles his recovery, through detox, group therapy and AA membership. Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Andy Mayer

: The Archive Hour: The Spirit and the Flesh

From Lady Chatterley to James Bond , Christianity has always had an uneasy relationship with sex outside marriage. in the last 50 years, the UK has witnessed a massive shift in morality and Richard Holloway asks whether the Church is still our moral guardian or if it is out of step in an ever-changing world. Dmrfiirer Hazel Marshall


Unknown: James Bond
Unknown: Richard Holloway
Unknown: Dmrfiirer Hazel Marshall

: Classic Serial: The Raj Quartet: The Day of the Scorpion

4/9. Sarah Layton's engagement is announced. Her fiance, Teddy Bingham , is stationed with his regiment in Mirat, and sharing his quarters with Captain Ronald Merrick. By Paul Scott, dramatised by Shelley Silas.
Other parts played by Stuart McLoughlin and Rob Hastie


Author: Paul Scott
Dramatised by: Shelley Silas
Producer/Director: Jeremy Mortimer
Sarah: Lia Williams
Mildred: Geraldine James
Susan: Alex Tregear
Teddie Bingham: Nicholas Boulton
Ronald Merrick: Mark Bazeley
Lady Manners: Irene Sutcliffe
Count Bronowski: Gary Waldhorn
Fenny Grace: Selina Griffiths
Pandit Baba: Nadim Sawalha
Nigel Rowan: Benedict Cumberbatch
Hari Kumar: Prasanna Puwanarajah
Gopal: Bhaskar Patel
Other parts: Stuart McLoughlin
Other parts: Rob Hastie

: Reith Lectures: The Triumph of Technology

5/5. Risk and Responsibility. What are the responsibilities of the technologist? Is it acceptable to develop weapons of mass destruction or genetically modified foods? And should government or the market control the production of such technologies? Lord Alec Broers addresses the ethics of technology and speculates on what Britain should do to stay in the technological race. From Windsor Castle. Presented by Sue Lawley . Repeated from Wednesday


Unknown: Lord Alec Broers
Presented By: Sue Lawley

: Round Britain Quiz

12/12. Nick Clarke chairs the last contest of the fiendishly difficult quiz. Can Scotland or Wales take the crown this year? Producer PaulBajoria


Unknown: Nick Clarke

: A Map of British Poetry

11/12. Rivers. The rivers of Britain run blue on our maps offering a metaphor for the journey of our lives.
Poet laureate Andrew Motion continues his exploration of the landscape of British poetry, with contributions from Roger Deakin and Peter Randall-Page . Readers are Kenneth Cranham , Jamie Glover and Simon Russell Beale. Repeated from Sunday


Unknown: Andrew Motion
Unknown: Roger Deakin
Readers: Peter Randall-Page
Unknown: Kenneth Cranham
Unknown: Jamie Glover
Unknown: Simon Russell Beale.

: Classic Collection

4/5. A Red Petticoat
When there's not a bite left to eat in the house to feed a large family, Mrs Deignan stoops to desperate measures to secure them provisions. By Liam O'Flaherty , read by Marion O'Dwyer. Producer Heather Brennon


Unknown: Mrs Deignan
Unknown: Liam O'Flaherty
Read By: Marion O'Dwyer.
Producer: Heather Brennon

: News

: Write On

: News

: The Ticket

: News; Play of the Week

Roman Fever/Something Unspoken.
Two different takes on female friendship by two American authors, Edith Wharton and Tennessee Williams respectively. Starring Sheila GishandAnna Massey


Unknown: Edith Wharton
Unknown: Sheila Gishandanna Massey

About this project

This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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